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Issue Details: First known date: 1857... 1857 Arthur Owen: An Autobiography
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Ann Mari-Jordens describes the novel as a 'vivid "autobiography" of a deformed Welsh boy; ... (The Stenhouse Circle: Literary Life in Mid-Nineteenth Century Sydney (1979):57)

Notes

  • E. Morris Miller's Australian Literature from its Beginnings to 1935 (1940): 29 quotes Daniel Deniehy (q.v.) as follows: 'Of "Arthur Owen", he commented, 'A degree of passion and imaginative power, a pathos and altogether exquisite delicacy of feeling, a perception of, a faculty for, reproducing rural beauty in artistic forms, is shewn in this remarkable story.'

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1857
Serialised by: The Month : A Literary and Critical Journal 1857 periodical (3 issues)
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    y separately published work icon Peter 'Possum's Portfolio Richard Rowe , Sydney : J. R. Clarke , 1858 Z565239 1858 selected work prose poetry short story Sydney : J. R. Clarke , 1858 pg. 1-80
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    y separately published work icon The Month : A Literary and Critical Journal (International) assertion Frank Fowler (editor), J. Sheridan Moore (editor), Sydney : J. R. Clarke , 1857-1858 Z1013749 1857 periodical (3 issues) Monthly periodical founded by a literary group which included James Lionel Michael, Richard Rowe, Edward Reeve, Frank Fowler, J. Sheridan Moore and N. D. Stenhouse. The Month published articles on general and literary topics, reports of lectures and meetings, theatrical reviews, short paragraphs of comment and included advertisements. Sydney London : J. L. Cole Simpkin, Marshall , 1860
    Note: In the 1860 complete edition, the novel appears in v.1, pp.121-127;186-196;248-255;304-311 and v.2 pp. 6-7;132-139;181-190;269-276.
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  • South Wales,
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    Wales (UK),
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    United Kingdom (UK),
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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    England,
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    United Kingdom (UK),
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    Western Europe, Europe,
  • ca. 1830-1850
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